If you live in Caernarfon, Bethesda, Ffestiniog, Pwllheli, Dolgellau or anywhere else in the county of Gwynedd, this is your page to find information for your family.
Here you will find everything from essential contacts to the latest news, the key local services for families in Gwynedd (Family Information Service, Communities First, Families First, Flying Start, and Supporting People) and, if you scroll right down, loads of links to local info and useful things such as money, health, housing, things to do and much more.
So if you’re a parent or carer or have responsibility for a child, live in Gwynedd and want some information, we’ll point you in the right direction on this page.
Please see links for call charges.
NHS Direct Wales (0845 46 47)
National Debtline (0808 808 4000)
Live Fear Free Helpline (0808 80 10 800)
Meic Cymru (0808 80 23456) (Text: 84001)
Gwynedd Council (01766 771 000)
Gwynedd Family Information Service (Gwynedd-Ni) (01286 675 570)
Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things To Do
Gwynedd Ni provides impartial information and advice on a range of subjects and services available for children, young people and families living in Gwynedd.
Health/ Employment/ Training / Learning
Communities First aims to help narrow the education/skills, economic and health gaps between the communities of Gwynedd.
Childcare / Health and Well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support
Flying Start is the Welsh Government targeted Early Years programme for families with children under 4 years of age in specific areas of Wales.
Employment / Disability / Early Years / Health / Education / Emotional & Mental Health
Better health and wellbeing, education and employment for low-income families living in Gwynedd.
Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing
The Supporting People Scheme provides support to people who are at risk of losing their tenancy and becoming homeless. They provide housing-related support services and helps you to live independently in the community.
This could be in your own home or in hostels, sheltered housing, or other specialist supported housing. They provide complementary support for people who may also need personal or medical care.
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